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Unions petition U.N. to support grad student unions

March 2, 2007 0 comments

The United Auto Workers and the AFL-CIO filed a complaint with the International Labor Organization Monday over a 2004 ruling by the National Labor Relations Board that denied collective bargaining rights to graduate assistants at Brown and other private universities.

EMS manager resigned, U. officials say

February 15, 2007 0 comments

Richard Lapierre, manager of Emergency Medical Services, resigned from his position Feb. 7, Margaret Klawunn, associate vice president for campus life and dean of student life, told Health Services staff Wednesday. Before the announcement, University officials had said Lapierre was “on vacation,” causing confusion and concern among EMS staff and student volunteers.

Dorm inspections found 750 violations last year

January 31, 2007 0 comments

Nearly 20 percent of dorm rooms had violations of health and fire safety codes in the 2005-06 academic year, according to Student Life officials.

Water shutdown creates sanitation problems in Keeney

January 29, 2007 0 comments

A leak in the main water line leading into Keeney Quadrangle left the dormitory without water for most of the day Sunday. Water was turned off to make emergency repairs to the water main. The water was turned off around 8 p.m. Saturday and remained off until about 3:30 p.

U. launches assault support Web site

January 29, 2007 0 comments

A new Web site providing resources for abuse, assault and discrimination is now available for students. Campus Life officials launched the site after a series of student complaints that the University’s previous efforts to provide information for victims of assault and abuse were inefficient.

Frank family members, local politicians on hand for LiSci dedication

December 7, 2006 0 comments

Providence Mayor David Cicilline ’83, District 1 U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy and family members of the late Sidney Frank ’42 flocked to College Hill Friday to mark the dedication of the Sidney E. Frank Hall for Life Sciences.

Brown’s early decision program to remain intact

December 7, 2006 0 comments

Despite the announcement that Harvard University will soon eliminate its early action admission program, Brown’s binding early decision program will remain in place, according to Dean of Admission Jim Miller ’73.

Annual Fund sets several Brown records

December 7, 2006 0 comments

The Brown Annual Fund reached a new level of fundraising achievement last year, becoming the second largest in the Ivy League for unrestricted gifts and remaining second highest in the country for parent donations.

U. to collaborate on parking crunch solution with city, school and neighborhood leaders

December 7, 2006 0 comments

Parking shortages on and near campus will be the main topic of discussion for a new group of city planners, University administrators, other local school leaders and College Hill community groups meeting for the first time Nov 4.

Report details ’05 campus crime

December 7, 2006 0 comments

Nearly 150 criminal offenses and disciplinary referrals occurred in 2005, according to the annual campus security report released by the Department of Public Safety last month.

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